October 1, 2018

van Eyk Research buried, again, in a Caymans court room

by Greg Bright* The saga surrounding the demise of van Eyk Research and its one-time controlling shareholder, Pyne Gould Corporation, and their associated suppliers and investors, such as Macquarie Bank, two big New Zealand fiduciaries, and fund manager Aurora has

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Securities services companies look to pass on tech benefits

Fund managers are increasingly talking about their use of artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data and distributed ledger technology (blockchain) to transform their businesses and subsequently their value-add to big super funds. The real action, though, is happening at the

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Talking about the nitty gritty of funds management

The fifth annual Asset Manager Summit, which looks at the implications of trends in funds management from a coal-face perspective, including operational issues, will feature discussions about both the institutional and the retail landscape given momentous change in the industry.

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Factors on the rise at NZ Super

by David Chaplin The NZ Superannuation Fund (NZS) could increase both the size and diversity of its factor-based global equity investments, according to recently-appointed chief executive, Matt Whineray. Whineray, who took over the top job this June, said the smart

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